FOREIGN DIPLOMATS FROM FRIENDLY STATES VISIT PSCA

13 Feb 2019

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With the compliments of Public Relations Office,

Punjab Safe Cities Authority, Lahore.                                  

Handout No. 186 / Media Manager

FOREIGN DIPLOMATS FROM FRIENDLY STATES VISIT PSCA

PSCA HAS IMPROVED SECURITY PROFILE OF PAKISTAN: FOREIGN DIPLOMATS

PUNJAB HAS LEFT BEHIND MANY INTERNATIONAL SECURITY OUTFITS BY COMPLETING SUCH NATIONAL SECURITY PROJECTS IN SHORT TIME: DIPLOMATS

Lahore Feb 13:

A Foreign Service Academy Islamabad delegation of under-training diplomats from 15 friendly states paid an academic visit to Punjab Safe Cities Authority. The 25-member delegation had in it young diplomats from countries such as  Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Kenya, Tajikistan, Maldives, Algeria, Antigua and Barbuda, Guatemala, Iraq, Liberia, Nepal, Papa New Guinea, Samoa, Sri Lanka and Sudan. At PSCA, COO Akbar Nasir Khan and CAO Muhammad Kamran Khan received and briefed the delegation about the project.

The participants were demonstrated real time application of technologies such as Facial Recognition, Number Plate Recognition, Traffic Management and E-Challaning en-route to project’s various sections namely Emergency Control Center and Operations & Monitoring Center. The diplomats praised the success of the project and termed it an achievement, by Punjab province that has left behind many international security outfits in comparison. This is indeed an improved security profile of Pakistan, said the participants of the informative tour. Punjab Police has both ability and will to achieve such hi-tech transition, they added.

            At this moment, the COO apprised the delegation about the project being unique in a sense that it employed largest number of youths so far than any comparable project anywhere in the world. We also have a moderately capable Media Monitoring Center which also keeps an eye on Pakistani cyberspace – records and reports trends and sentiments. The visit was concluded with the presentation of souvenir shield to the delegation from the PSCA’s end.

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